I visited the NSPCC’s Service Centre in Gillingham last week to see one of the projects I had funded from the money I receive as the commissioner of victims’ services from the Ministry of Justice.
At the NSPCC Service Centre in Gillingham, who received £35,000 from my Victims Fund.
Just over a year ago, I wrote for this site about the substantial challenges that police forces were facing with cases involving mental health.
First of all, thank you to everyone who sent Nina and I good wishes following the birth of our first child. Georgina is nearly four weeks old already and both Mum and baby are doing well.
I promised that PCSO powers would be reviewed when I was elected – now the Chief Constable of Kent has agreed to increase them.
Kent Police is the first in the country to train volunteers to use Policing powers around the county. Here’s my views.
In October, I will be launching a new Restorative Justice (RJ) service for the county.
Speaking at the 2017 National Police Federation Conference on mental health and welfare. Skip to 20mins 51seconds in.
A policy paper first written for the Parliament Street Joseph Chamberlain Policy Centre on the need to prevent mental health demand, not just manage it.
Matthew has drawn up a list of more than 50 things he has achieved seen being elected Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner in May 2016